I get asked a lot how to start a garden. Here’s my succinct answer.
Tips for Vegetable Gardening in High Elevations I have FIVE rules of gardening: 1. Grow plants you love. 2. Size your garden to fit your resources. 3. Give back to the soil. 4. Share what you receive (whether produce, knowledge, or etcetera). 5. Make it joyful. I also have FIVE, main tips for successful gardens: […]
Combat Covid-19 Blues with Container Gardening I. Why use containers? Ease of use, can plant earlier if move in or cover on cold nights, any one can grow this way, no matter how little space, light, or cash you have. II. The Basics of a Well-designed Container Garden A. Materials: 1. A clean container, anything if […]
I always start seeds too soon, but if it makes me happy, is it so bad? I discuss it in this month’s AZ Daily Sun article.
In my most recent AZ Daily Sun column, I recruited my husband to write it with me. (Really, I had to write it while he did the dishes because I couldn’t get him to sit still long enough to put words on paper.)
My mom always thought she was a “bad” gardener without a green thumb. Here’s an article I wrote for the paper dedicated to her and all those who think they can’t grow anything.
Last May, Steve and I went on an unforgettable trip through England and Wales. One of my favorite places we visited was the Chelsea Physic Garden in London. Here’s my latest garden column about that lovely place. (And some gorgeous pictures too.)
Don’t panic–your garden is still there in fall and winter. (Latest article didn’t have a single change–nice of them!)
Most recent article: why you should leave the leaves. (I think the paper lets 10-year-olds choose the titles… I would never use the word “critters”!)